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There are two main types of brain cancer. Primary brain cancer starts in the brain. Metastatic brain cancer starts somewhere else in the body and moves to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Also called glioma, meningioma.
Study provides new insights into mechanism of tumor survival in glioblastoma

Study provides new insights into mechanism of tumor survival in glioblastoma

Study shows how interplay between two key enzymes promotes brain tumor growth

Study shows how interplay between two key enzymes promotes brain tumor growth

New treatment aims to target abnormally shaped protein in deadly childhood brain cancer

New treatment aims to target abnormally shaped protein in deadly childhood brain cancer

OICR announces innovative initiative to drive development of new cancer therapies

OICR announces innovative initiative to drive development of new cancer therapies

Researchers identify vulnerability for glioblastoma subtypes

Researchers identify vulnerability for glioblastoma subtypes

New cancer drug begins clinical trial in human patients with rare brain tumor

New cancer drug begins clinical trial in human patients with rare brain tumor

$10 million gift creates new center at Northwestern University to study effects of environment on genes

$10 million gift creates new center at Northwestern University to study effects of environment on genes

Groundbreaking study identifies protein as potential factor in cancer metastasis

Groundbreaking study identifies protein as potential factor in cancer metastasis

Preclinical studies show effectiveness of targeted therapy for glioblastoma

Preclinical studies show effectiveness of targeted therapy for glioblastoma

Clinical trial shows promising results for treatment of patients with recurrent high-grade glioma

Clinical trial shows promising results for treatment of patients with recurrent high-grade glioma

Genome-wide molecular tests can guide treatment in recurrent glioblastoma, study shows

Genome-wide molecular tests can guide treatment in recurrent glioblastoma, study shows

Arsenic trioxide could be powerful therapy to extend lives of certain glioblastoma patients

Arsenic trioxide could be powerful therapy to extend lives of certain glioblastoma patients

Scientists receive critical funding to study treatments for three deadly cancers

Scientists receive critical funding to study treatments for three deadly cancers

Using AFM to study cell mechanics and function

Using AFM to study cell mechanics and function

CHOP researchers discover key differences among gene fusions in childhood brain tumors

CHOP researchers discover key differences among gene fusions in childhood brain tumors

Wake Forest Baptist scientists win grant to develop more effective treatments for brain cancer

Wake Forest Baptist scientists win grant to develop more effective treatments for brain cancer

Researchers to investigate cellular changes leading to development of glioblastoma

Researchers to investigate cellular changes leading to development of glioblastoma

Scientists validate biomarker indicative of brain cancer patient's prognosis and drug response

Scientists validate biomarker indicative of brain cancer patient's prognosis and drug response

Research finds higher rates of cancer in world's ‘better’ countries

Research finds higher rates of cancer in world's ‘better’ countries

UCLA scientists discover potential combination treatment for brain cancer in adults

UCLA scientists discover potential combination treatment for brain cancer in adults